Tag Archives: lies

FMM 7 24 2020 It Never Happened

“A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.” ~ Albert Camus.   I am not sure if I have ever publicly confessed to two sins of my childhood. In one case, the person most affected is still alive, and so I have the opportunity to beg forgiveness (finally).  In the […]

FMM 12 20 19 Stop the Buck!

“Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.  My father-in-law used to say: “Every liar is a thief and every thief is a liar.” And he mistrusted both.  He could well have been the originator of the Maya Angelou quote: “When someone shows you who they are, […]

FMM 7 19 19 Mythomania

“The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.” ~ Carl Jung. My first introduction to the panoply of Greek gods and goddesses was in first form (sixth grade) in my Jamaican high school.  We were decked out in our shiny new uniforms, proud of […]

FMM 5 3 19 Link me!

“The idea of shared humanity and the connections that we make with one another – that’s what, in fact, makes life worth living.” ~ Clint Smith.  One of the beauties of being a nurse is that you are legitimately able to ask people intimate details about their life, with impunity.  For a story teller, this […]

2 22 13 Sweet little lies

“Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies…” ~ Stevie Nicks How many lies do we tell ourselves on a daily basis? Sometimes we need to pause and take a good look at ourselves. A habit that has become an unhealthy pattern of addiction may creep up on us, but we are continuing to believe […]